Recorded on April 18,1977 at the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco, a concert by the San Francisco Trio, featuring piano trios by Beethoven, Schumann, and Mendelsshon, as well as the world premiere of Olly Wilson’s “Trio,” which was commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society’s Norman Fromm Composers Award, and composed especially for the San Francisco Trio. This work consists of a central movement framed by a very short introduction movement which is repeated at the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: KPFA-FM, San Francisco Chamber Music Society, Classical Music, Piano Trios
This Lux Radio presentation of their radio version of After the Thin Man, stars Myrna Loy and William Powell as Nick and Nora Charles, introduced by Cecil B. DeMille. Nora persuades Nick to help find a missing relative, who winds up dead, and his wife, Noras' cousin, accused of his murder, so Nick must find the real killer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: After the Thin Man, Drama, Murder, Detective, Crime, OTR
Librivox recording of The Second Latchkey , by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson. Jewelry thefts, society parties, clairvoyance, and romance marks this mystery, which is set in England and the US in the early 20th century. (Summary by Gesine) Read by Librivox volunteers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audio book, mystery, crime, williamson, whodunit Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byMade and read by Tim Bulkeley, re-edited by Donald Miller
This book has two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK. It is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet. The three men are Bream Mortimer, a long-time friend and admirer of Billie, Eustace Hignett, a... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Novel, Humor, humour, Wodehouse, Woodhouse, romantic comedy
LibriVox recording of Manalive by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. The flying blast struck London just where it scales the northern heights, terrace above terrace, as precipitous as Edinburgh. It was round about this place that some poet, probably drunk, looked up astonished at all those streets gone skywards, and (thinking vaguely of glaciers and roped mountaineers) gave it the name of Swiss Cottage, which it has never been able to shake off. At some stage of those heights a terrace of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audio books, Chesterton, G. K. Chesterton, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Insurrection in Dublin, by James Stephens. Read by iremonger. The Easter Rising was a rebellion staged in Ireland in Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was an attempt by militant Irish republicans to win independence from Britain by force of arms. This account was written by Irish novelist James Stephens, who lived and worked in Dublin at the time. (Summary from Wikipedia and iremonger) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, ireland, history, james stephens, insurrection dublin Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This is a time compressed, 16:9 formatted, color hues and foley sound effects added version of the famous "a trip down market street" film. Music is Sony Vegas score and is used under license. You are legally free to re-mix the video portion of this clip. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: a trip down market street, san francisco 1906, san francisco time lapse, market street time lapse,...
LibriVox recording of Cecilia de Noel by Mary Elizabeth Hawker. Read in English by David Wales Cecilia de Noel is an original and cleverly told ghost story, published in 1891. The story is told, Rashomon-like, from six different viewpoints. - Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, ghost story, england, nineteenth century
The doctor said the little boy wouldn't live. The aunt made the little boy not want to live. But at least he had the Houdan hen -- and Sredni Vashtar. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Fantasy, Horror Source: The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki (H.H. Munro), 1911.
In this crime thriller, Chaney plays a colonial police officer who infiltrates a criminal gang in order to find stolen jewels. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lon Chaney Jr, B Movie, Black and White, Poverty Row
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email email@example.com. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sign language, Archaeological field work, Eden Points, Finley Expedition, Wyoming, United States
A well regarded B-feature crime drama in which a London cabbie goes undercover for Scotland Yard. Loosely based on a real event. The members of its large British cast are mostly unknown in the US. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Released in 1954 UK (see note). Complete print. NOTE: Theatrically released only in the UK and Denmark. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: crime dramas, London cabbies, Scotland Yard, Jimmy Handley, Lanna Morris, Sonia Holm, Jack Allen,...
"Learn how easy it is to use the Internet. Let Lycos ® show you the wonders of the Web with acclaimed actor John Turturro." -- description from box. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vhs, internet, turturro, lycos, education Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
From the 'March of Time' series, this fascinating film documents the high-end night club scene of New York City in the post-war years. Scenes and people include the 21 Club, discussing expensive tipping, poor quality food, and showing visitors Orson Welles and Elliott Rockefeller. The El Morocco Club; The Stork Club, showing celebs Jinx Falkenberg, Otto Preminger, and Ed Wynn; Jimmy Dorsey and band at the 400 Club; the Ink Spots singing at the Zanzibar; Greb & Lober dancing at the Embassy... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: nightclubs, New York, Manhattan, New York City
LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde: The Story of an Unhappy Friendship by Robert Sherard. Read in English by Rob Board. Robert Sherard was Oscar Wilde's friend of 20 years and first biographer. The Story of an Unhappy Friendship was the first of his four biographies of the Irish playwright and wit. - Summary by Rob Board For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, oscar wilde, biography
Castle Films, whose series ‘The Adventure Parade’ resulted in a number of commercially exotic films on ethnic traditions and cultures, actually utilized authentic music in this film, instead of the boring orchestral scores that were more typical of the era. Although the continued use of the term "these little men", and the embarrassing attempt to comically portray an older member of the group as a cynic seems condescending to present-day sensibilities, the faithful recording of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: pygmy, Africa, Werner Herzog
LibriVox recording of The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Mark Nelson. Young Bart Steele’s father is dead. A mysterious stranger tells him his life is in danger, and hands him a ticket aboard a Lhari star cruiser to an unknown destination. He gets on, not knowing where he is going, or why... A fantastic kid’s adventure from sci-fi master Marion Zimmer Bradley. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, science fiction, sci-fi, space travel, space aliens, young adult Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Dwarf's Chamber And Other Stories by Fergus Hume. Read in English by David Wales Short Stories by Fergus Hume (1859 – 1932), a prolific English novelist. - Summary by wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B 01-19... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short story, nineteenth century
LibriVox recording of Mystery at Geneva: An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings, by Dame Rose Macaulay. Read by Cathy Barratt. Henry Beechtree, a newspaper correspondent for the British Bolshevist, is covering the latest otherwise sleepy session of the League of Nations in Geneva, when the newly elected President – a member of the Norwegian delegation – disappears mysteriously, adding some badly needed ‘spice’ to Henry's assignment. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) For further... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fiction, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byCharles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Librivox recording of It Happened in Egypt by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson. Read by Sibella Denton. Lord Ernest Borrow and Captain Anthony Fenton think they know a secret - a secret that could make them both rich. En route, they are sidetracked by Sir Marcus Antonius Lark, a woman who thinks she's Cleopatra reincarnate, a Gilded Rose of an American Heiress, and Mrs. Jones, a mysterious Irish woman with a past. Will they find the secret? Or will the trip up the Nile on... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, mystery, Egypt Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt-Benson. Read in English by Cheryl Adam Penny Parker is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysteries. The only daughter of widower Anthony Parker, publisher of the "Riverview Star," Penny has been raised to be self-sufficient, outspoken, innovative, and extraordinarily tenacious. Her cheerful, chatty manner belies a shrewd and keenly observant... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, penny parker, mildred a. wirt, girl detective, girl reporter, female...
LibriVox recording of The Hermit of ---- Street by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Laura Victoria Delight Hunter spends her days looking out of her window at her handsome but very mysterious and reclusive next door neighbor. She walks straight into a mystery when one day a fire starts in one of the upper rooms of his house and she dashes over to warn him, only to have him lock her in with instructions to let no one else in. Why is he so insistent that no one come in? What secrets are hidden... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery
This 1859 short story probably influenced both Maupassant's "The Horla" and Bierce's "The Damned Thing". It's pretty spooky all by itself, though. The second phase of the story is a science fiction take -- a very odd one. See what you think. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Horror
LibriVox recording of Boston Blackie by Jack Boyle. Read in English by Winston Tharp. Boston Blackie is the novelization of a group of pulp short stories by Jack Boyle (1881-1928). Blackie, an ex-con with a college education, is a jewel thief based in San Francisco, who outwits the cops with the help of his wife Mary. The character was altered for a later series of popular films and radio shows to become a “reformed” jewel thief turned private eye. (Summary by Winston Tharp) For further... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, San Francisco, jewel thief, hard-boiled
LibriVox recording of Find the Woman, by Gelett Burgess. Read by Grant Hurlock. Who was Belle Charmion? If you really care to know, as John Fenton did, you must go with him on his quest, hither and yon over New York, into strange houses and through side streets at midnight, a shuttle in the secret loom of fate, weaving in and out through many-colored threads, until the pattern of the mystery is made clear. For the warp of his strange, adventurous career - love and beauty and diamonds. For the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: audiobook, librivox, fiction, adventure, mystery, Gelett Burgess Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
RCA Victor presents Sound and the Story, copyright Radio Corporation of America favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Media: Phonograph, Perception: Sound
The title written in Chinese means the way to reach true knowledge. I tried to depict my own realization of the circle of life in this animation, the destined suffering since the birth, the paralyzed salvation after the death and the voidness of meaning. The only way to escape from the circle of life is to see it and to realize it, although the realization evaporates in a moment. I wanted to see it to show it. Software:Adobe After Effects, Phototshop, Boris FX, Avid Xpress, Protools.Hardware:IBM favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Animation Screening Room 2001
byUnited Film Productions (Orlando, Florida); Tupperware Corporation
Some excellent shots to be logged. Oil exploration and refinery CU headline from The Woonsocket Call newspaper, Sunday, December 7, 1941: "WAR"; newspaper flames up from middle chemistry lab, beakers and containers with colored liquid Tupperware factory, engineering, drawings and plansMen in room with drafting boards making plastic molds CU slide rule (good)machine shop, machinists Tupperware factory, molding bowls, measuring finished products for accuracy, quality control women... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: tupperware, sales
"The Frozen Menace" is a mockumentary short on the dangers of ice-cream consumption. Ostensibly an experiment in visual and audio manipulation, the film incorporates footage from over a dozen postwar dairy production and anti-drug films to create an absurd, alternate reality where ice cream is banned for it's hallucinogenic properties. All footage used in "The Frozen Menace" was obtained from the Prelinger Archives at The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). Special thanks to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: drugs, ice cream, mockumentary, prelinger, mash-up, remix, propaganda
The bride's mother is swindled out of her money and the groom's father cooks up a scheme to make things right. Mystic Nights Videos favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe, Billie Burke, Walter Kingsford, Barton...
LibriVox recording of THE SEVEN SECRETS, by WILLIAM LE QUEUX. Read by TOM WEISS. A true “whodunit” with as many twists and turns as an English country road. Old man Courtenay is found murdered in his bed. Dr. Ralph Boyd is summoned to Courtenay Manor to examine the slain man and discovers a clue that might solve the case. But, he decides to keep the clue private for personal reasons. In the meantime, Scotland Yard has no clues as the culprits or the motive. Dr. Boyd, because of his new... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: fiction, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Red Arrows in the Night, by Daniel A. Lord. Read by Maria Therese. The Scarlet Archer of Agincourt is claimed by the Erkenwold’s as their family ghost. Tradition held that the death of an important Erkenwold was always heralded by the apparition of the Scarlet Archer. Now in the early years of WWII, the archer has made an appearance on the family estate on the US coast. Is it a ghost or something more sinister, and what does he or she want? This mystery novel was written... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, horror/ghost stories, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
"Dishonorable mention" - Stockstock Film Festival 2004 Over the radio, a contol tower operator and a buck-wild pilot share love, life, and longing. Notes: This film was made entirely of footage from The Prelinger Archives as seleceted by the Stock Stock Festival. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: airplane, crash, hunting, accident
A much improved, widescreen copy of Antonio Margheriti's first Italian space opera, "Assignment Outer Space," also known as "Spacemen." The claim made in the Wikipedia article below that this film was released on a triple bill with "First Spaceship on Venus" and "The Mysterians" is a fantasy. It was originally released with "Phantom Planet," and was (arguably) the better film on that double bill. This film is interesting for having a black... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Assignment Outer Space, Antonio Margheriti, Rik Van Nutter, Archie Savage, Spaghetti Sci-Fi,...
LibriVox recording of The Pagan Madonna by Harold MacGrath. Read by Don Jenkins The Pagan Madonna, one of Harold MacGrath's numerous novels, set in Shanghai, tells a story of intrigue, murder, and illicit art “collecting.” The paths of Jean Norman, a Red Cross nurse from the United States, Ling Foo, a shifty pawn shop keeper, and Anthony Cleigh, millionaire art collector, cross and recross in growing intrigue over a string of beads. It is a world where “. . . every move you make is... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: audiobook, public domain, Shanghai, mystery, murder, art deal, Jean Norman, Red Cross, Ling Foo,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text